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Kimber Super Carry

Discussion in '1911 Forums' started by Quack, Dec 31, 2009.

  1. Quack

    Quack Rent this space

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    looks like Kimber is joining the bobtail action now. think MSRP is ~$1500

    they should've left out the FCS on this one.
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  2. Graves

    Graves Diesel Junky

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    Bout time. From their quality (as far as I've seen) I hope to see dealer prices much lower than that.
     

  3. TheBooger

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    Looks like this is not a series "II" either. Pretty interesting depending on how price shakes out
     
  4. Quack

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    i also like how they counter sunk the slide stop pin.
     
  5. Officer's Match

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    Good looker. I like the bob's transition. Looks custom.
     
  6. Travclem

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    the grip panels look specialized to the gun
     
  7. pack-indy

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    Looks interesting. I like the solid trigger but the grip safety looks weird to me.
     
  8. HAIL CAESAR

    HAIL CAESAR Senior Member

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    Yes, they appear to be.

    I wonder if EB will file a law suit over this??????
     
  9. Quack

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    unless Kimber is buying smooth bobtail MSH from EB, then machining the scales on it.
     
  10. HAIL CAESAR

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    The shape of the Kimber is different that EB. Unless Kimber spec'ed it that way.

    I never gave a thought of Kimber using EB parts and paying royalties like Dan Wesson. I just suspect Kimber is blatantly copying EB, and doing a bad job at it.:rofl:
     
  11. Rinspeed

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    How could EB file a suit? He simply has a trademark on the name Bobtail, much different that a patent on the process.
     
  12. MD357

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    Is this a non-series II gun? If so I'm gonna be halfway impressed. :supergrin:
     
  13. bac1023

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    Yeah, its surely not an EB bobtail.

    I'll tell you what, I really like it.

    If its a Series I, I may pick one up. I don't own any Series I Kimbers or any 5" 1911s with a bobtail.

    Other than the front serrations, I like everything about it. The hammer looks like it was taken from the SIS and is different than other current Kimbers. I also like the solid trigger quite a bit. The grips are very nice too.

    I'm not seeing it on their website yet. :dunno:
     
  14. Ruggles

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    I agree they are a appealing 1911 in many ways. I am not a FCS guy but those are not bad, reminds me of some I have seen on a Brown Kobra Carry before. If these retail for under $1400 or so I would be interested as well.
     
  15. MD357

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    That could be a EB MSH, looks similar to a their "snakeskin" bob'ed MSH with a touch of melt. :supergrin: Hard to tell from the pics. Man if Kimber used EB parts, they'd actually be worth $1000+ :cool:
     
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  16. Officer's Match

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    Just this one. Not a stock option.
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    Yeah that would be it. I like those because they are smaller than normal FCS. The ones on the new Kimber are nice as well.
     
  18. glock2740

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    I like it. I wonder if a Pro or even an Ultra model might be around the corner. They could at least round the butt on the Ultra model.
     
  19. bac1023

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    The Pro is pictured below the full size.
     
  20. faawrenchbndr

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    Yep,...that Pro looks nice.
    With no "II"" markings,......one would believe these are of the "model 70"
    trigger design. Kinda like the old Pro Carry model,...no firing pin safety.